Jim Gaughran (politician)

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James F. Gaughran (born January 5, 1957) is an American attorney and politician from Suffolk County, New York, currently serving as a member of the New York State Senate from the 5th district.wikipedia
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2018 New York Senate election

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In 2018, Gaughran was elected to the New York State Senate from the 5th district, defeating the long-time Republican incumbent, Carl L. Marcellino.
After having nearly upset Marcellino in 2016, Democratic challenger Jim Gaughran challenged Marcellino again in 2018 and won.

New York's 5th State Senate district

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In 2018, Gaughran was elected to the New York State Senate from the 5th district, defeating the long-time Republican incumbent, Carl L. Marcellino. James F. Gaughran (born January 5, 1957) is an American attorney and politician from Suffolk County, New York, currently serving as a member of the New York State Senate from the 5th district. Gaughran first ran for the New York State Senate from the 5th district in 1992; his opponent in the general election was the long-time Republican incumbent, Ralph J. Marino (who was the senate majority leader at the time).
It is currently represented by Jim Gaughran (D).

New York State Senate

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In 2018, Gaughran was elected to the New York State Senate from the 5th district, defeating the long-time Republican incumbent, Carl L. Marcellino. James F. Gaughran (born January 5, 1957) is an American attorney and politician from Suffolk County, New York, currently serving as a member of the New York State Senate from the 5th district. Gaughran first ran for the New York State Senate from the 5th district in 1992; his opponent in the general election was the long-time Republican incumbent, Ralph J. Marino (who was the senate majority leader at the time).
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Carl L. Marcellino

Carl Marcellino
In 2018, Gaughran was elected to the New York State Senate from the 5th district, defeating the long-time Republican incumbent, Carl L. Marcellino.
He was first elected in a March 1995 special election following the resignation of former state senate majority leader Ralph J. Marino; he was defeated by Jim Gaughran in 2018.

Patrick G. Halpin

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He was succeeded by fellow SCWA board member (and former Suffolk County Executive) Patrick G. Halpin.
On December 18, 2018, Halpin was appointed as the Chair of the SCWA to replace Jim Gaughran, who resigned upon his election to the New York State Senate.

Americans

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James F. Gaughran (born January 5, 1957) is an American attorney and politician from Suffolk County, New York, currently serving as a member of the New York State Senate from the 5th district.

Suffolk County, New York

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James F. Gaughran (born January 5, 1957) is an American attorney and politician from Suffolk County, New York, currently serving as a member of the New York State Senate from the 5th district. He was succeeded by fellow SCWA board member (and former Suffolk County Executive) Patrick G. Halpin. The district is located around the border of Nassau County and Suffolk County, encompassing the town of Huntington and the northern part of the town of Oyster Bay. Gaughran ran for Suffolk County Comptroller in 2014, losing the general election to John M. Kennedy, Jr. (then a member of the Suffolk County Legislature) by six points.

New York (state)

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James F. Gaughran (born January 5, 1957) is an American attorney and politician from Suffolk County, New York, currently serving as a member of the New York State Senate from the 5th district.

Nassau County, New York

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The district is located around the border of Nassau County and Suffolk County, encompassing the town of Huntington and the northern part of the town of Oyster Bay.

Huntington, New York

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The district is located around the border of Nassau County and Suffolk County, encompassing the town of Huntington and the northern part of the town of Oyster Bay.

Oyster Bay (town), New York

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The district is located around the border of Nassau County and Suffolk County, encompassing the town of Huntington and the northern part of the town of Oyster Bay.

Republican Party (United States)

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In 2018, Gaughran was elected to the New York State Senate from the 5th district, defeating the long-time Republican incumbent, Carl L. Marcellino. Gaughran first ran for the New York State Senate from the 5th district in 1992; his opponent in the general election was the long-time Republican incumbent, Ralph J. Marino (who was the senate majority leader at the time).

Dix Hills, New York

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Gaughran was raised in Dix Hills, New York, and attended Half Hollow Hills High School. Thus, the district includes all or parts of the hamlets of Glen Cove, Syosset, Jericho, Northport, Commack, Dix Hills, Melville, and Plainview.

Half Hollow Hills Central School District

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Gaughran was raised in Dix Hills, New York, and attended Half Hollow Hills High School.

Bachelor of Arts

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He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stony Brook University, where he majored in political science.

Stony Brook University

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He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stony Brook University, where he majored in political science.

Political science

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He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stony Brook University, where he majored in political science.

Juris Doctor

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Subsequently, he earned a Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law.

Hofstra University

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Subsequently, he earned a Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law.

Maurice A. Deane School of Law

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Subsequently, he earned a Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law.

Suffolk County Police Department

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He also co-sponsored a water-protection bill preserving numerous critical areas in the county, a "crack-house" law targeting drug dealers, as well as reforms to the Suffolk County Police Department.

John M. Kennedy Jr.

John M. Kennedy, Jr.
Gaughran ran for Suffolk County Comptroller in 2014, losing the general election to John M. Kennedy, Jr. (then a member of the Suffolk County Legislature) by six points.

Ralph J. Marino

Ralph Marino
Gaughran first ran for the New York State Senate from the 5th district in 1992; his opponent in the general election was the long-time Republican incumbent, Ralph J. Marino (who was the senate majority leader at the time).

Hamlet (place)

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Thus, the district includes all or parts of the hamlets of Glen Cove, Syosset, Jericho, Northport, Commack, Dix Hills, Melville, and Plainview.